Senior Archaeologist, Orbis Environmental Consulting
J. Ryan Duddleson has 16 years of experience in archaeology and cultural resource management, working with public sector clients including federal, state and municipal government, as well as private firms in energy, transportation, industrial, and development sectors. He has directed numerous projects across the Midwest and Great Lakes states.
Ryan also coordinates with agencies and consulting parties involved with the National Environmental Policy Act, Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and other related cultural resource laws and regulations. His written work has appeared in peer-reviewed academic journals and industry trade publications.
Ryan has been a featured speaker at conferences for the American Wind Energy Association and the Edison Electric Institute and has also presented at meetings of the Society for American Archaeology and the Midwest Archaeological Conference. He has applied innovative techniques to traditional artifact analysis, such as examining organic residues from prehistoric pottery to determine prior contents. Ryan also has experience with human remains in archaeological settings.